A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ridgely in Tennessee on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 02:16:19 / July 31, 2017 @ 2:16 am. Exact location of event, depth 9.13 km, -89.4885025° West, 36.3123322° North. The temblor was reported at 20:16:19 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.13 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: nm60203501. Ids that are associated to the event: nm60203501.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kennett (c. 10 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Humboldt, Charleston, Dexter (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km N of Ridgely, Tennessee.
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